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German fauldstool

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Project by Kris Koenig posted 07-30-2010 08:20 PM 2099 views 6 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a reproduction of a medieval German fauldstool commissioned by a harpist. The seat is actually a little lower than a normal seat so the he could lean the harp back against him to play.





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#1 posted 07-30-2010 08:59 PM

That’s something!Practical.

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#2 posted 07-30-2010 10:34 PM

Very nice. I’m sure the harpist will be very pleased – I know I would!

-- I've never seen a tree that I wouldn't like to repurpose into a project. I love the smell of wood in the morning - it smells like victory.

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#3 posted 07-30-2010 10:52 PM

Very nice.

Carrying a harp is difficult. With a stool even more so. Having a fold up chair like this should make the task easier….

-- “Once more unto the breach, dear friends...” Henry V - Act III, Scene I

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#4 posted 07-30-2010 11:04 PM

Nice Job, Kris!!
Roy Underhill made a chair similar to that many years ago. I always wanted to try one…
Thanks for posting, and Welcome to LJ’s, my Friend!!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#5 posted 07-31-2010 06:39 AM

Good looking design. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

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#6 posted 07-31-2010 06:56 AM

Unique build Kris

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